Politicization of Religion, the Power of State, Nation, and Faith

The Case of Former Yugoslavia and its Successor States

  • Editors
  • Gorana Ognjenović
  • Jasna Jozelić

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy book series (PSRPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Gorana Ognjenović, Jasna Jozelić
    Pages 1-5
  3. Kenneth Morrison, Nebojša Čagorović
    Pages 151-170
  4. Anton K. Berishaj
    Pages 193-212
  5. Gorana Ognjenović, Jasna Jozelić
    Pages 213-215
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-226

About this book


(Ab)use of religion as a political means to an end: the achievement of nationalist political goals, analyzing 'how' through which mechanisms this phenomenon has been and still is practiced in South-Eastern Europe.


Religion symbolism transition politicization of religion politicization of history South East Europe nation state faith Tito Yugoslavia genocide war and sexual violence national heritage Catholic Church Orthodox Church Byzantine Balkan nationalism schovinism Europe Nation politics religion Slovenia sociology

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